Cinema 4D – Creating Animated Icicle Christmas Lights Tutorial

[Instructor] Rory Martin

Cinema 4D - Creating Animated Icicle Christmas Lights Tutorial

In this tutorial, Rory Martin shares with us a bunch of useful techniques to create some animated icicle Christmas lights in Cinema 4D.

Topics covered include:

  • Using a connector
  • Adding rigid body tags
  • Creating the icicle
  • Using the Taper Deformer
  • Using the Displacer Deformer
  • Using the Plain Dffector
  • Creating a looped keyframe animation
  • A really easy method to create a straight spline
  • Attaching cloned objects to a spline
  • Using Spline Dynamics
  • Attaching a dynamic spline to nulls
  • Using the Shader Effector to offset animation times
  • Making the wire from the spline
  • Creating a background using RMF’s tex
  • Setting up the lighting
  • Another look at the final product

Tutorial:

Motion Squared Cinema 4D Bundles: motionsquared.com/cinema4d/

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